The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1909

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p.5 When Was It Built - Can any old resident tell when the original steamer Pierrepont was built? It was some time in the fifties. There's a dispute about the exact year, but it was somewhere about 1857. Several remember her launching.



Capt. H. Darteau Secured New Schooner.

The government boat Scout arrived from Prescott.

The steambarge Waterlily passed down Friday night.

The schooner Kitchen arrived from Charlotte with coal for the M.T. Co.

The steamer Glengarry passed up with a load of pulpwood, on her way to Niagara.

The steamer Ottawa will enter Davis' dry dock on Monday, to undergo a thorough rebuilding.

The steamer Alexandria passed up, Friday night. She will make her last trip of the season next week.

James Dix is acting as pilot on the steamer Port Colborne, which has gone to Fort William for grain for the Cereals, Limited.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn, down today; steamer Aletha from bay ports; steamer Belleville down from Toronto to Montreal; steamer Bickerdike up Sunday from Montreal to Fort William.

M.T. Co.: steamer Fairmount from Fort William, discharged 80,000 bushels of wheat; tug Mary from Montreal, light, cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; tug Thomson up, cleared for Montreal, with two grain barges; tug Bartlett arrived from Charlotte with one coal barge, and cleared light for Port Dalhousie; steamer Westmount arrived from Fort William with 95,000 bushels of wheat.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1909